Thierstein Castle

Thierstein, Germany

Thierstein Castle was built in the early 14th century by Albrecht VI of Wildstein. Later it was moved to the hands of Nuremberg burgraves and the house of Hohenzollern. In 1553, during the Second Margrave War, Thierstein was occupied by Bohemian troops. In 1603 Margrave Georg Friedrich of Brandenburg ordered to abandon the castle and the construction of a new office building outside the village of Thierstein. Nevertheless, the most necessary repairs were still carried out at the Thierstein castle during the Thirty Years' War. The end of the Thierstein castle came in 1725, when it was destroyed by fire.


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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Habsburg Dynasty (Germany)


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M Seiler (17 months ago)
Beautiful ? with a great view ? unfortunately construction site at the moment ?
Mendo Nikolovski (3 years ago)
Beautiful small village.
Stefan G. (3 years ago)
Tolle Aussicht, aber die Ruine ist durch eine Bühne innen wenig romantisch. Kaum Parkplätze.
Hazafias Népfront (3 years ago)
Nice tourist destination!
Hazafias Népfront (3 years ago)
Nice tourist destination!
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